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Tag Archives: security
Apple Fixes Security Vulnerabilities
Jeff Butts reports, on MacObserver, Apple security updates for iOS, iPadOS, and MacOS Ventura: Apple released updates for iOS, iPadOS and macOS Monterey on Wednesday. Bringing the operating systems to iOS 15.6.1, iPadOS 15.6.1 and macOS Monterey 12.5.1, the new … Continue reading
Posted in Apple, News Tagged Andrew Zima, Apple, iPad, iPhone, Jeff Butts, Mac, security Comments Off on Apple Fixes Security Vulnerabilities
Privacy. That’s iPhone.
From Apple, on Twitter, this morning: iPhone lets you choose which apps have permission to track you. PYBT for the scoop: Privacy. Thanks to Andrew Zima for the tip.
A couple of years ago, Apple introduced the T2 chip. It combined several formerly separate controllers, refining operations and increasing security. Check out what it does for us and our Macs here: Apple’s New T2 Chip Explained: What does it … Continue reading
Posted in Industry News Tagged Apple, Leonard Ross, Lon.TV, security, T2 chip Comments Off on T2 Explained
Privacy on iPhone commercial 1 Privacy on iPhone commercial 2 It’s Leonard’s fault!
Posted in Apple Tagged Apple Bytes, Apple commercial, iPhone, Leonard Ross, security Comments Off on Apple Bytes
Had You Heard?
iOS 10.3.3 is a major security update. Alfred Ng, on CNET, reports the following: Apple released a security patch on Wednesday that you should really consider updating to if you enjoy using Wi-Fi on your iOS devices. So, you know, … Continue reading
Posted in Tips Tagged Alfred Ng, Broadpwn, CNET, Had You Heard?, iOS 10.3.3, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, security, WiFi Comments Off on Had You Heard?
Safe Internet Searching
We all do it; we have to!! And until we all (miraculously) know everything about everything (and can keep it all updated), we’ll have to keep searching the Internet for stuff. In this day and age, searching seems a bit … Continue reading
Posted in General Tagged Gavin Phillips, Google, MakeUseOf, search engines, security Comments Off on Safe Internet Searching
Be on the lookout… Aren’t you glad you don’t use Android? And now for something completely different. Here’s a report that shows that there are something like 8,400 new Android malware instances every day, i.e., one every 10 seconds! … Continue reading
Posted in Tips Tagged Android, cyberBOLO, malware, security, The Mac Observer, Warren James Comments Off on cyberBOLO
Did You Know?
Just in time for Hallowee’n… In his post, Google Gets Creepier, David Sparks brings up (via ProPublica, by way of Daring Fireball) recent changes in Google’s terms of service (have you read them lately?): …Traditionally, Google has kept web-browsing information … Continue reading
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Stop, Look, and Listen!!
From TidBITS, 25 August: Less than a month after the release of iOS 9.3.4 (see “Apple Releases iOS 9.3.4 with a Single Security Fix,” 4 August 2016) Apple has released yet another security-focused iOS update: iOS 9.3.5. Josh Centers continues: … Continue reading
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Wonderful! Just what we needed to hear: wireless keyboards can be hacked… Noticed this on TidBITS this afternoon, from Josh Centers: Bastille, a cybersecurity company, has shown that hackers can easily intercept transmissions from eight non-Bluetooth wireless keyboards. Experts demonstrated … Continue reading